Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )

Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )

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This mexican rice is a quick version and very easy to make. . . It has ingredients which are readily available. All age groups will surely relish this recipe. . . This rice can even be enjoyed in tiffin boxes. . . .

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Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe ) recipe - How to make Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )

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2 1/2 cups cooked rice (chawal)
2 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1/4 cup boiled rajma (kidney beans)
1/2 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (french beans and carrots)
salt to taste
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  2. Add the garlic paste and chilli flakes and sauté on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  3. Add the rajma and mixed vegetables and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  4. Add the rice and salt, toss well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the chilli powder and turmeric powder, toss again and cook on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy215 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates32.4 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat7.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A147.3 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C5.2 mg
Folic Acid6.2 mcg
Calcium25.7 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.5 mg
Potassium37.4 mg
Zinc0.7 mg

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Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )
 on 24 Jul 20 11:58 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Hetal thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
28 Jul 20 10:23 AM
Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )
 on 12 Jan 20 03:23 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Hi Chayya, thank you for your feedback!
14 Jan 20 02:16 PM
Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )
 on 24 Apr 17 04:35 AM

Mexican Rice ( Quick Recipe )
 on 15 Jul 16 08:42 AM

Of all the rice delicacies Mexican Rice is my favourite, it is so easy to make and can be enjoyed by itself. I often carry this for lunch to office..